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Robin Booth

How to Choose the Right Infrastructure for Your Startup

How to Choose the Right Infrastructure for Your Startup

It is important to research and establish your business infrastructure so that the daily activities of your business run smoothly. 

A well organised and well structured company will be able to deliver its products and services in a timely fashion, and ensure that existing and new customers are happy and the company is profitable. 

Week 7: Operations – How to set up, run and operate your business

Week 7: Operations – How to set up, run and operate your business

As we continue our mission to test and validate our business model, we need to dive into the practical side of your business. This is where many of the costs required to operate your business will rear their heads – often unexpectedly. 

There is a lot to cover here but we need to start nailing down these activities more accurately to understand clearly how much it will cost to run your business. It’s going to impact the volume of sales you need to achieve to breakeven. Last week, we talked about marketing and sales, which should have given you an idea of what is achievable with your initial marketing activities. Knowing the costs from last week’s articles will help you judge if this will be enough! 

how to come up with profitable business ideas using ideation

How to Come Up With Profitable Business Ideas Using the Ideation Process

How to Come Up With Profitable Business Ideas Using the Ideation Process

Struggling to come up with ideas for businesses? Don’t worry, we’ll take you through an easy process for coming up with business ideas that match your skillset. We’ll take you through how to identify a gap in the market, if it’s a good business idea and whether it’ll be profitable.

What are the Risks and Rewards of Starting Your Own Business?

What are the Risks and Rewards of Starting Your Own Business?

Today we take a look at the risks and rewards of starting a business. Starting your own business can be very rewarding. There are also a number of risks involved in becoming an entrepreneur.  This blog post covers all the problems and joys you might expect to encounter when starting your own business and being your own boss.

Week 2: Ideation – Developing ideas for new businesses

Week 2: Ideation – Developing ideas for new businesses

Week 2 of our series on starting a business. This week we look at the ideation process, which is the process of coming up with ideas. We cover how to form these ideas and how to use apply your skills to potential business ideas. We also look at the risks and rewards of being an entrepreneur, this covers the benefits as well as making you aware of some potential negatives.

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